August 5, 2020

Lemko is delighted to congratulate Kuhkenah Network (K-NET) for 12 years of continued cellular operation. KNET has deployed Lemko’s Node1™ and Node2™ system to offer cellular services since 2008.

Lemko’s unique distributed architecture provides KNET with the most economical network platform to operate in rural and remote communities in Northern Ontario, Canada. One of the key attributes of Lemko’s Node1™ mobile infrastructure is that there is no single point of failure in the network. KNET have been using Lemko Node2 solution to provide complete roaming partnership with Tier1 carrier in Canada.

“Lemko solution has enabled us to provide an affordable cellular service to our customers in the various communities across a wide area of Ontario. Lemko’s distributed architecture enabled us to upgrade the network from 2G to 3G with zero disruption to the service to the customers.” said Penny Carpenter, Director at KNET.

Lemko’s Node1™, is an IP software solution that fully distributes the core functions of a cellular system pushing it to the networks’ edge co-locating it with the cellular base stations. Its Linux based mobile infrastructure delivers tremendous cost savings due to reductions in various operational costs.


About Lemko

Lemko Corporation provides the world’s only cellular voice and broadband mesh software-defined network. This innovation switches and routes voice and data at the network’s edge. Lemko’s Node1™ was developed to deliver cellular telephony to rural communities throughout the world. This technology is also used to provide communication solutions for homeland security, emergency response, and continuity of business and government operations. Lemko is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.


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About K-NET

The Kuhkenah Network (K-Net) provides information and communication technologies (ICTs), telecommunication infrastructure and application support in First Nation communities across a vast, remote region of north-western Ontario as well as in other remote regions in Canada. This private telecommunications network supports the development of online applications that combine video, voice and data services requiring high-speed connectivity solutions. Kuhkenah Network’s -KMobile is a new First Nation owned telecom group delivering cellular service in remote and rural communities across Northern Ontario.